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Hiking in Sete Cidades - half day


Sete Cidades is part of Portugal’s Seven Wonders, and while hiking there, you can truly understand why. 

On this trip, we will take you to one of the most beautiful lakes around São Miguel island, and a must-see while on holidays in the Azores. From Ponta Delgada, we will head West after the pick-up.

The starting point of this tour is the amazing Vista do Rei belvedere, where we will learn about the geological formation of the caldera of Sete Cidades. 

Then we will begin the circular trail starting from the bridge separating the two lakes. We will walk for about 5.5km passing by the peninsula, also known as Ponta dos Carneiros. Our certified guide will explain everything about the characteristics of this magical place. At the end of this easy walk, you will stop by the center of the town, a calm and picturesque place where sometimes you can see farmers using horses as transportation

5.5 km


Sete Cidades


Bring: comfortable light clothes, sweater, raincoat, walking boots or shoes, a hat, sunblock, backpack, water.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I see the Sete Cidades crater on this walk?
A: Yes, if cloud cover does not restrict the view, you will be able to see part of the rim of the crater.

Q: Where is Sete Cidades?
A: Sete Cidades is located on the Western end of São Miguel island, about 30 minutes away from Ponta Delgada (20km - 12 miles)

Q: Do I need to be in good shape for this tour?
A: On this hiking trip, we will walk around 5.5km. It is a relatively easy walk on passable paths and roads. Futurismo provides walking sticks for the ones who are used to walk with it.


Price per adult


Price per child

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This program includes
  • – Guide
  • – Walking stick
  • – Stop to Sete Cidades village
  • – Pick up and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada, spots to be designated. Other areas can increase the value of pick up to be confirmed with our services
  • – Insurance (personal accident & liability)
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